Jennifer brings five years of experience in the nonprofit and media sectors. Currently she serves as a media coordinator and an executive council member with the One World Youth Project, a youth led organization committed to working towards the achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals while empowering young people all over the world. She is also an active voice in her home country of Nigeria. Jennifer works as a journalist while also volunteering for various youth development projects. She served as a youth intern at Journalists Against AIDS (JAAIDS) and was also one of nine Nigerian and nine British youths who took part in a six-month Jos-Birmingham Global Xchange programme sponsored by the British Council and Voluntary Service Overseas in 2005. Jennifer writes a weekly youth column called “Dis generation” (www.youthmakingchange.blogspot.com) for The Nation, one of Nigeria’s national newspapers. Her first book In Days to Come was published by the Young Poet Society UK in 2004. Jennifer is very passionate about the media and youth development issues. She is a vivacious volunteer who encourages young people to engage themselves and build their skills through active volunteering. Jennifer received a National Diploma in mass communication from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism in Ogba Ikeja Lagos.
Host Organization: One World Youth Project